By Patrick Rall
Today with the start of the 2013 LA Auto Show media days, the Chrysler Group introduced the new 2014 SRT Viper Anodized Carbon Edition – a super sinister special edition supercar that takes the murdered out look to an awesome new level.
Based on the 2014 SRT Viper GTS, the Viper Anodized Carbon Edition is best recognized by the sick metallic matte black exterior paint that is accentuated by Black Vapor Chrome 5 spoke Rattler wheels, Gloss Black GTS badges, a Satin Black exhaust bezel treatment, an Anodized Carbon fuel filler door, orange brake calipers and carbon fiber brake ducts.
The interior also gets a unique design with all of the amenities of the 2014 Viper GTS along with unique appointments including an Alcantara headliner, door bolsters and center knee pads, Nappa leather and Alcantara covered race inspired seats, Orange contrasting stitching on the seats, steering wheel and door panels, orange trim on the doors and dash and carbon trim on the center stack, door panels and steering wheel. The interior package is finished off by a unique carbon GTS badge that includes a numbered portion to show just which 2014 Anodized Carbon Viper you are riding in, driving or checking out at the car show.
“We’ve been waiting for the right time to use this striking new exterior color at the Chrysler Group and as the flagship for the SRT brand, the Viper is the perfect vehicle to showcase this combination of finishes and details to create such a unique look,” said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. “The Viper’s unique, hand built and hand painted process allow us to create these ultra-exclusive special series builds. At SRT, the art of the American exotic supercar is every bit as important as its performance, and this car is for the enthusiasts who feel that way too.”
The 2014 SRT Viper Anodized Carbon Edition is unquestionably awesome but all of that awesomeness comes with a price – $138,885 to be exact. That makes this special edition package $13,900 more than the standard Viper GTS but with just 50 examples of this gorgeous matte black Viper being produced, collectability value needs to be factored in when considering the value behind that pricing.